Type of Facility
||Long Term Care
||A healthcare facility where long term health care is provided with 24 hour nursing care on site.
||Standalone Ambulatory Surgery
||A facility physically separated from a hospital where ambulatory surgery and noninvasive imaging procedures such as colonoscopy are provided.
||A permanent facility which contains inpatient beds, organized staff including physician services, continuous nursing services and that provides exclusively psychiatric or behavioral health care including diagnosis and treatment.
||A permanent facility which contains inpatient beds, organized staff including physician services, continuous nursing services and that provides comprehensive health care including diagnosis and treatment. IHS patients are seen on a contract basis in this facility.A direct feed of electronic medical data goes from this facility to the National Data Warehouse.
||Standalone Urgent Care Facility
||A facility physically separated from a hospital where urgent health care is provided. Weekend and evening hours are expected.
||Assisted Living Center
||A healthcare facility where behavioral health care is provided.
||Behavioral Health Facilities
||A healthcare facility where alcohol or substance abuse care is provided.
||Alcohol Substance Abuse Treatment Facilities
||A facility where contract health care is authorized from or where community health services staff are stationed such as Public Health Nurses (PHN), etc. No direct primary care services are provided by this facility nor are APC's generated. These sites may use non-APC or non-PCC reporting systems; i.e., CHS, PHN, etc.
||An ambulatory care location operating with visiting providers less than one day per week in a remote community that provides limited primary care and dental services.
||Alaska Village Clinic
||A healthcare facility located exclusively within Alaska Native communities and typically leased by IHS; care is usually provided by a community health aide or practitioner.
||No longer used; see Long Term Care
||Any facility which does not clearly fit the definitions of the other facility types in this table.
||Extended Care (Elder Care)
||A daytime facility where those who are retired may receive care and support, returning to their home environment at night.
||No longer used
||A healthcare facility where direct and/or contract dental services are provided.
||A facility where health care management activities are performed and where treatment given on site is only ambulatory with visiting providers less than one day per week that provides limited primary care or other health services.
||A facility, physically separated from a hospital or health center, where primary care provider services are available on a regularly scheduled basis but for less than 40 hours per week.
||School Health Center
||A facility which is a health center and primarily serves students.
||A facility physically separated from a hospital, with a full range of ambulatory services including physician services, nursing, pharmacy, laboratory, and x-ray. Services are available at least 40 hours per week for ambulatory care.
||A permanent facility which contains inpatient beds, organized staff including physician services, continuous nursing services and that provides comprehensive health care including diagnosis and treatment.